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Lead Lighting Technician

Cirque du Soleil

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 22, 2022.

***Le poste étant situé aux États-Unis, la description de poste est disponible uniquement en anglais.***
***As this position in based in the United States, the job description is available in English only.***
Lead Lighting Technician
Permanent position

We are looking for a Lead Lighting Technician who will report to the Department Manager. The Lead Lighting Technician is responsible for working as part of the lighting team to install, maintain, and operate lighting equipment in a safe and consistent manner and providing all other supporting services.

The Lead Lighting Technician will:
– Lead and manage a team of employees within the Lighting department;
– At the discretion of the Show Department Supervisor and Department Manager, assist in managing and supervising certain administrative aspects of the department;
– Support Show Department Supervisor in forecasting and budgeting for department;
– Manage daily scheduling of department with Show Department Supervisor;
– Oversee all departmental rehearsals, trainings and show calls with the guidance of the Show Department Supervisor;
– Support Show Department Supervisor and Department Manager with procurement and receiving of goods, as needed;
– Run Lighting department cue tracks, operate and troubleshoot lighting equipment, as directed for performances, artistic training and maintenance;
– Develop a thorough knowledge of lighting department equipment specific to the production in order to operate and maintain equipment safely;
– Set up and maintain a complex lighting system consisting of multiple computers, consoles, fixtures, dimmers, networks, and other stage related equipment;
– Manage and complete special projects including the installation of the new lighting show elements;
– Work with the Show Department Supervisor, Technical Management, Artistic staff and Stage Management staff to support their needs during rehearsals, trainings and performances;
– Ensure all departmental designs, equipment, systems, functions, procedures, show tracks, maintenance and inspections logs, special projects, etc., are properly and adequately documented;
– Adhere to, and promote, all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations as they pertain to the safe operation of all elements related to the show; participate in all required health and safety classes and emergency rescue procedure training;
– Establish emergency procedures for show systems and situations with the Show Department Supervisor, Head of Department Manager, Technical Management, Stage Management and the rest of the technical team and ensure that all Artists, Technicians and staff are familiar with, and trained, on all pertinent procedures and equipment;
– Assist other departments, as needed, to run performances and rehearsals;
– Perform all other job-related duties as requested.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
– At least 3 years of experience with a large-scale theatrical or concert production;
– High school diploma or GED;
– 30-hour OSHA course completion card required;
– Working knowledge of digital test equipment for troubleshooting and repairs;
– Comprehension of basic principles of AC/DC electricity, basic electronics, and computer operations as it pertains to lighting systems;
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
– Able to mentor and lead a team;
– Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts;
– Professional appearance and demeanor;
– Able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays;
– Knowledge of AutoCAD/SOLIDWorks preferred;
– Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
– ETCP Certification preferred;
– Verification of the right to work in the United States for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, as demonstrated by completion of the Form I-9 upon hire and the submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the Form I-9) verifying one’s identity and work authorization;
– Although not a pre-employment condition, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated. If requested, reasonable accommodations will be considered.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin or ancestry.